Wrestling with Tradition: Lessons from Fiddler on the Roof

I recently watched Fiddler on the Roof again for the first time in many years. There is so much about this movie that truly moves me, and I was always one lump in the throat away from a sob for this recent viewing. While I've always had a great interest in the story, it's themes … Continue reading Wrestling with Tradition: Lessons from Fiddler on the Roof

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Anger can never sustain you. It serves you by urging you to move when you need to. But once in motion, you must find a new fuel before you become merely a tool of the unstable combustion of volatile emotions, before you feed the very monster you wish to defeat. If happiness is what you … Continue reading the path

Spark Joy: The KonMari Method of Decluttering and Organizing

I was recently introduced to the books of tidying expert/guru Marie Kondo (KonMari), and as soon as I read the brief excerpts on her website, I knew I needed these books in my life ASAP. Being somewhat of a dejunking/organization nerd myself, the joy I felt inside of me as I looked over her website … Continue reading Spark Joy: The KonMari Method of Decluttering and Organizing